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Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Smell and Taste Loss

Okay. We ask because smoking can impair taste sensation and aging may be associated with reduced taste sensation.

Now, here are the last questions.

At the time you noticed trouble with your ability to taste, did you start a new medication (such as a blood pressure medication or an antibiotic)? Or, did you have exposure to toxic fumes (such as paint solvent or formaldehyde)?

Yes, I did start a new medication or have a toxin exposure.

No, I did not start a new medication or have toxin exposure.

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